No, you do not. On Friday, March 11, 2016 at 1:55:27 AM UTC-6, tombert wrote: > > you need to do a "git checkout ." in order to overwrite local changes > (note the dot after the checkout command). > > On Friday, 4 March 2016 22:05:19 UTC+1, Ben Page wrote: >> >> The repos that exhibit this behavior are Visual Studio projects and the >> problem files are text files. >> >> I don't think the problem is line endings. git diff returns nothing and >> the projects have * text=auto in the .gitattributes file and >> core.autocrlf set to true. >> >> I believe the problem is caused by Visual Studio. This never happens on >> any project that doesn't use it. But I don't know what it's doing to the >> files. >> >> What I'm most confused by is why doesn't git checkout or git reset --hard >> resolve >> the problem. Why do I have to delete the .git\index for git to properly >> recreate these file? >> >> On Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 10:03:24 AM UTC-6, Dale R. Worley >> wrote: >>> >>> Ben Page <ben....@openreign.com> writes: >>> >>git status >>> > On branch master >>> > Your branch is behind 'origin/master' by 2 commits, and can be >>> > fast-forwarded. >>> > (use "git pull" to update your local branch) >>> > Changes not staged for commit: >>> > (use "git add <file>..." to update what will be committed) >>> > (use "git checkout -- <file>..." to discard changes in working >>> directory) >>> > modified: XXXXXXX >>> > modified: YYYYYYY >>> > no changes added to commit (use "git add" and/or "git commit -a") >>> >>> Certainly one thing you can do is "git diff XXXXXX" and see what Git >>> thinks the changes are. >>> >>> Unfortunately, I don't know if git-diff is completely rigid about >>> reporting different ends-of-lines. You can >>> mv XXXXXX XXXXXX.old >>> git reset --hard >>> diff XXXXXX XXXXXX.old >>> if you know that the diff you are using reports all byte differences. >>> >>> As the other responder said, the underlying cause is likely file name >>> casing or ends-of-lines, which are the sort of things that get >>> translated between files in the working directory and the repository. >>> >>> Dale >>> >>
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